Young Adult

Your resource for news and information which features or directly impacts young adults; Frequent topics include K-12 schools and higher education, young adult media, young adult advocates, coming out, family and community acceptance, youth homelessness, and student advocacy including Gay Straight Alliances and safe schools initiatives.

VIDEO: Elton John commemorates victim of murderous hate crime in Russia

Elton John, the musical living legend, said he was committed to upholding his concerts scheduled in Russia, despite the country's anti-LGBT "propaganda laws" that continue to incite violence targeted at LGBT people in Russia. Today, Elton dedicated his show to a young man who lost his life to such an attack.

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December 5, 2013

NFL Exec says league ready for openly gay player

NFL Executives Troy Vincent, former cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles and Dwight Hollier former linebacker for t

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December 5, 2013

James Clementi shares the importance of GSAs

James Clementi, the brother of Tyler Clementi, has shared the story of his discovery of the importance and need for schools to have a "Gay Straight Alliance" (GSA) in an op-ed he wrote for LGBTQ Nation.

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Student and politician team up to ban "ex-gay therapy" for kids

Alec Fischer, a 20-year-old student at the University of Minnesota, is leading the movement to have the discredited practice of "ex-gay" (also known as "conversion" or "reparative") therapy for minors banned in his state. With help from Representative Karen Clark and more than 80,000 supporters, Alec's vision is on its way to becoming law.

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Anti-trans forces not waiting for ballot initiative to fail, looking for "victims"

Anti-transgender activists are already looking for students who want to trash talk their classmates in their quest to repeal protections for transgender students.

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